CAN June Announcements

From one of our fellow Canadian-focused organizations in the San Francisco bay area.


Canadian Studies Announcements
Message from the Consul General
Dear Canadians and Friends of Canada,
Prime Minister Trudeau reaffirmed that no matter who we love or how we identify, all of us deserve to feel safe and secure, live free from discrimination and persecution, and express ourselves fully. We must continue to fight against homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia, and to defend gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation rights. I am personally committed to fight hatred, honour love, and defend human rights for all.
It is in this spirit that I would like to invite you to join me to march together in the San Francisco Pride parade on Sunday June 24th.
Please note the link here for the invitation/RSVP. Please forward to your Canadian friends :  https://sfpride2018canadamexico.eventbrite.com
The march will begin around 11:00am, at the Embarcadero, and will end at the City Hall, at around 14:00. Please join me, together, we can build a world where all of us are free to be who we are and love who we love.
Dress comfortably, colorfully, bring your friends, family, your dogs‚Ķand your bottle of water.¬†The exact departure point will be communicated very soon ‚Äď look for Canadian rainbow flags.
For the first time this year, we will be joining the Mexican Consulate as a demonstration of North American solidarity!
Looking forward to meeting you!
Rana Sarkar
Consul General
San Francisco
Catching up with past Hildebrand Fellows
Edward M. Hildebrand Fellows are Berkeley Graduate Students who have received financial support for their dissertation research from Canadian Studies.
Brendan Shanahan, History
Brendan will be teaching US History here at Cal in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.
Caitlin Tom, Political Science
Caitlin has accepted a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Glendon College Political Science Department at York University in Toronto.
Canadian Studies Program
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